Professor Ann Goldweber (left), director of clinical legal education at St. John's School of Law and director of the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic. Professor Gina M. Calabrese (right) is associate director at the clinic. // Photo courtesy of SJU School of Law

SJU Consumer Clinic Aids Queens’ Aging Population

As the Queens’ population ages, more and more senior citizens are targeted by schemes designed to separate them from their money, assets and homes. For more than 20 years, the St. John’s University School of Law has tackled the persistent fraud affecting low-income seniors through the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic, and  in-house, one-semester civil litigation and advocacy clinic directed by Prof. Ann L. Goldweber.

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Ronald H. Brown Center Prep Program students attend the 2018 program reception. Photo Courtesy of Ron Brown Center

Ron Brown Center Helps SJU Pave Way For Lawyers of Color

At St. John’s University School of Law “diversity and inclusion” is more than a new CLE requirement, it’s a key part of the school’s mission to uplift young people of color who are interested in becoming attorneys.

St. John’s champions that work through the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and the Ron Brown Prep Program, an eight-week summer program designed to introduce college students from marginalized groups to the legal community, prepare them for the LSAT exam and help them overcome discrimination and other obstacles.

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